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Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2010, 10:40 AM
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Posted By LynnNH
Thanks!

Thanks so much for those links! Those are just what I need, I think. I knew there must be another way.

I've been knitting socks on DPNs, but I"m going to try two at a time on circs (my lovely...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-28-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,771
Posted By LynnNH
Heels for toe up socks?

I'd like to try some toe up socks, because I hate getting to the end of the socks and finding out I could have made them taller because I had more yarn left than I thought. But when I tried to do...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-06-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,633
Posted By LynnNH
By george, I think I've got it....

I posted below about having trouble with the drop spindle, but I finished the scarf I was knitting out of roving (kit from a wool show), and then have been using the left over roving to try the...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-12-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
Posted By LynnNH
Thanks for the ideas. I am going to see if I can...

Thanks for the ideas. I am going to see if I can weight the spindle a bit, and I also have some other roving I'm going to try. (bought a kit to knit a scarf from roving at a wool festival last...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-09-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,957
Posted By LynnNH
Another newbie to spinning...

Spinning is one of those things I said I didn't want to try, but now I hear the muse calling.....lol!!

I bought an inexpensive drop spindle at a wool festival and am trying it out. I have watched...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,993
Posted By LynnNH
KR, that is a good idea - I do something similar...

KR, that is a good idea - I do something similar for sleeves on the couple occasions I've done that, but on one needle. (does that make sense?).

Either way I've got to buy some new needles. Gee,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,993
Posted By LynnNH
Wow, double knitting.....I just look a look at...

Wow, double knitting.....I just look a look at that Knitty link, and that looks crazy. Cool, but dangerous to the sanity!! lol.

LadyFirelyght, thanks for the offer - I'll look at it and see. What...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,993
Posted By LynnNH
Thank you, thank you, thank you all!!! I soooo...

Thank you, thank you, thank you all!!! I soooo appreciate all the feedback. I've got to just buy some circs and get started, I guess!!

I've seen that Knitting Circles Around Socks book several...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,993
Posted By LynnNH
Socks on circulars...two at a time?

I love knitting socks, but I admit to that second sock syndrome. By the time I start the second one I am reading to move on to something different. I knit them on DPNs.

I've wondered about trying...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 532
Posted By LynnNH
Questions about a cotton cardigan...

Last summer I made a sweater from cotton, and was very pleased with how it came out. One question I have, though, is should I block it? It looks fine without blocking, and is comfortable, but there...
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By LynnNH
The first time I used DPNs, I swore I would never...

The first time I used DPNs, I swore I would never use them again. But I finished that mitten and made the mate. And then I started making socks. Now I really like them. Not all the time, but I do...
Forum: General Knitting 12-15-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By LynnNH
Those are adorable! I hadn't seen them...

Those are adorable! I hadn't seen them either....might be something to work on one of these evenings when i don't feel like doing anything else!
Forum: Crochet! 12-13-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By LynnNH
Oh, I love that Nativity! I saw a pattern for a...

Oh, I love that Nativity! I saw a pattern for a knitted one recently, but this one is even cuter!

Thanks for sharing.
(I'm partial to penguins, too)
Forum: How-to Questions 12-12-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By LynnNH
Oh, thank you! Silver's directions were just...

Oh, thank you! Silver's directions were just what I was looking for, I think. Now I wonder if I can do it! lol. I watched the KH Magic Loop knitting video, but was a bit confused at the end, so...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-12-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By LynnNH
Question Socks on circulars?

I thought I saw someone mention on one of the boards here (sorry, I can't remember which one or when!) that there was a video for doing socks on circular needles. Does anyone know where I could find...
Forum: Crochet! 12-12-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By LynnNH
Oh, those are cute, too. Thanks for pointing out...

Oh, those are cute, too. Thanks for pointing out their other holiday ones. I like the snowman a lot.
Forum: Crochet! 12-11-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By LynnNH
Oh, that would be cute as a Santa, wouldn't it?

Oh, that would be cute as a Santa, wouldn't it?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-29-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,509
Posted By LynnNH
Those are super cute! Made me chuckle.

Those are super cute! Made me chuckle.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2007, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,496
Posted By LynnNH
Basically, all you have to do is just start...

Basically, all you have to do is just start knitting into that first CO stitch, and that makes it into a round, or a circle. Those first few rows, I find, are quite awkward, but once you get past...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By LynnNH
Ok, I have the binding off thing down now. That...

Ok, I have the binding off thing down now. That part looks good. Now how do I decrease? The pattern says to do K1, SSK, then continue in the pattern across to the last three stitches, K2Tog, then...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By LynnNH
Binding off in a pattern...or not?

I am making a doll's sweater from the March 2007 issue of Creative Knitting. The pattern stitch is called Mistake Stitch, multiple of 4 + 3 stitches. It makes a nice kind of ribbing pattern, but...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7,432
Views: 1,422,353
Posted By LynnNH
Newish knitter from New Hampshire

Hello, all, just joined today, and already have been helped! I just finished my first sock (and cast on the second immediately!), and watched the video on how to do grafting - I think I'll be able...
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